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Place Name COLOGNE
TYPE: Settlement
USAGE: French, English
Meaning & History
French form of Latin Colonia, shortened from Colonia Agrippina meaning "colony of Agrippina", named after the wife of Emperor Claudius. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Colonia (Ancient Roman), Köln (German), Colonia (Italian), Colonia (Spanish)